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Dec 1, 2012 7:00pm EST
change. it is easy to say my kids are doing alright. it acted as packet well educated in east oakland, it is really not my problem -- if that kid l educated int welkl east oakland, it is not really my problem. it is not out other people's children. it is about our country. if it is about our country, the law ought to be driven to act. -- thenw e all have -- then we all have to be driven to act. making sure that when people stand for office, they have an answer. on what we're going to do about the poor states of education in united states. whenever allow somebody to get away without having an answer on the economy or form policy. this is an urgent issue. [applause] >> what let us to ultimately produce this report was the bait -- with the debate about hiv/aids. this is something that would destabilize countries and creek failed states and could have all sorts of national security consequences. the fact of the administration condie served in and jeb's brother was a president of the so much in this area, that was a perfect example of taking initiative from one realm and by recasting it, y
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
. with that in mind he helped open the oakland park v.a. outpatient clinic more than two decades ago. when building the clinic began deteriorating, he built a brand new facility. bill kept a smile on his face and kept working to overcome every obstacle because that's how bill kling operated. in 2008, a new 98,000 square foot colin ib opened in sunrise and on his birthday. without bill kling this wonderful center might not exist. with that in mind, congressman ted deutch and i offer this legislation today which will rename the broward outpatient clinic as the william "bill" kling clinic. every veteran that walks through the doors of the v.a. clinic will know the name of the man who did so much for so many. mr. speaker, i urge my colleagues to support passage of this legislation so we pay tribute to a great american, william "bill" kling. thank you. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. miller: i want to thank my friend for bringing this legislation to the floor and honoring such a fine gentleman. i also again want to thank the ranking member fo
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
on the other coast, you're in san francisco. that had apiey oakland different feel. what is your view of the social movement? >> they were reactive. and fizzled away. i saw what happened in oakland with occupy. problem is that understood consensus to a fall. it became a degradation of the democratic [inaudible] and it could not come up with a mature way to deal with -- create discourse within their ranks so they could create a coherent set of ideals. to do that you have to concede there is such a thing as hierarchy and it is not necessarily picture " or -- patriarchal. you do not need a formal pecking order but you will get rules and order. burning man despite its size and location and is said to be very well-run. there are norms and laws on the ground. >> that is what we do. >> some of you might have been there. >> we build a temporary city in the desert. it has all the -- it is everything any normal city would provide. it last trade days. -- lasts for eight days. it is kind of radical but radical in both senses of that term. radical conventionally means pushing boundaries, going bey
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 10:00am EST
in oakland, not one more in any town in any city in any school in any theater or in any place of worship or in any mall or in any of our neighborhoods. we have an obligation to our children to ensure that newtown marks a turning point that made us finally say enough is enough. my district unfortunately knows these weapons of war oh so well where too many innocent children continue to be killed in these war zones. we have come together to build an america where our children do not have to live in fear and where they do have a future. madam speaker, we need to take some serious action that includes gun safety by banning the high capacity magazine, expanding the 24-hour gun background check, closing the gun show loophole and reinstituting the assault weapons ban immediately. this of course includes ending violence in our homes in our streets and in our community. by seeking input from young people, community stakeholders, the faith community and others, we must identify the root causes of this country's more than 16,000 homicides a year. this includes recognizing gun violence as a critical
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am EST
-- here is the front page of "the oakland tribune." that is the setting for one of the cases the justices will hear. it gives a little bit of the text put into place when it was signed into law. this is part of section 7. and determining the ruling regulation of the bureau and agencies of the united states, the word marriage means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and the words bouse refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or wife. one of looking at a state militia and the other looking at a federal issue, two cases, and a decision expected by june. if you want to wait and, the numbers are on your screen. -- if you want to weigh in, the numbers are on your screen. tweets.also send us tweak this is from "the washington post." the phone lines will remain on your screen. out of georgia on the democrat line. good morning. >> thank you it. i would like to say, i do not believe the in gay marriage. but i believe everyone should have the right to practice their religion and love how the 12. these right-wingers -- there are a lot of democra
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
that solve? caller: give us back our country. pioneers, those people in south chicago, detroit, oakland, houston, many parts of florida, atlanta, washington, d.c., they are in trouble. host: why are you going to do fine if we go off the fiscal cliff? caller: i live on the beach. i live a lifestyle where i cut my own fish, raise my own garden, hunt my own game, i do just fine. host code no sacrifice from you, then? all right. jerry, ohio, independent caller. go ahead. caller: they should let it go. let the bush tax breaks expire and go back to the clinton taxes. it will hurt people a little bit, but it will hurt the wealthy more. i believe that jobs will come back if we do that. host: what about automatic spending cuts? it is not just the defense department that gets cut. non-defense, education, health care, across the board getting cut? caller: it would probably only be cut for a short time. host: so, a sacrifice by letting tax rates go up? caller: right, they will start working together if they wind up going off the cliff. host: what do you think about addressing medicare spending? cal
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am EST
. this month we lost a giant in the music industry. a fellow mills college graduate in my district in oakland, california, dave served as a crucial -- in a crucial role as a jazz visionary who first began his iconic musical experimentation as a student. he subsequently grew to become a world renowned munition and composer, writing more than 200 compositions and making over 115 recordings, including the jazz piece, "take five," which became a best known record. dave has received many national and international honors, including the national medal of arts from the president, president clinton, of course, and a lifetime achievement award from the national academy of recording arts and sciences. in 2007 he received the living legend jazz award from the kennedy center and a lifetime achievement award from the london symphony orchestra. i had the privilege to meet dave a couple years ago during one of the amazing musical events held at the library of congress. what an amazing gentleman of such strength and vision. my thoughts and prayers are with his wife and his family during this very difficult p
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 8:00pm EST
lost her daughter in philadelphia today, who lost their teenager in oakland today, in detroit, in camden, new jersey, in new orleans, in alaska, in misery, alabama, all across this -- in missouri, all across this country. bring us out of this dark place of sadness. give us correct that we may act and of wisdom -- gives us courage and wisdom that we may act together. you say blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called your children. god, we ask for your divine wisdom to descend upon this place. let us as adults model the peacemaking that we so long. we will look to you, our god, the god of all peace. in your name we pray. ♪ we shall overcome. we shall overcome. we shall overcome some day. deep in my heart, i do believe. we shall over some day. ♪ kathy mcmorris rodgers spoke about the school shooting in connecticut. >> i am devastated by what happened. it is awful. it is so sad. i am a mom. i have two kids. it is heart to a imagine. we need to find out what happened and what this drove this individual to this place. we have to be careful about suggesting that it is n
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am EST
. host: she only has 140 characters. wendy from oakland, new jersey. go ahead. caller: hi. i believe the political hero should be hillary clinton. host: why is that? caller: she has kept peace around the world. she has been able to focus on the problems here in america while she is done a tremendous job overseas. host: what would you like to see out of there? caller: become the next president of united states. i think it is a strong possibility. you mentioned travel and keeping people safe. any specific accomplishment that sticks out in your mind? caller: meeting with the pakistanis leaders and going to different countries and dealing with the world issues and being a good negotiator, peacemaker and her demeanor. unbelievable and outstanding. host: ruth from texas, you are on. caller: my hero is mitt romney. if he had been elected, he would have strained things much better than they are now. that is part of the problem. host: what -- caller: character, honesty. host: mitt romney is your choice. caller: that is about it. host: patrick is next. caller: my political hero is president ob
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm EST
to help small businesses. oakland, maryland and chrisfield, maryland have something in common, their economies are depend event on small businesses. that is where the people work. we do need to focus on how we can help the small businesses get back on their feet so we can have the type of economic progress in both of these communities that have been so disrupted because of sandy. let me also thank you for your help on an issue that was brought up during this committee. it worked successfully, it helped create jobs and i appreciate the fact that you are addressing that also in the supplement. and thank you for your help. i think that will also provide some additional relief to not just the communities affected by sandy and our country in helping small businesses deal with our current economic pressures. thank you for this hearing. >> thank you, senator cardin. michael chodos is with us, he is responsible to oversee the training programs for current and future entrepreneurs. i'm going to ask him to speak second. i'm going to ask james rivera to speak. but we asked michael chodos
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 10:00am EST
congressional district, my pastor, jay smith, senior and jr., the baptist church in oakland, california, my entire congressional district deeply appreciates chairman cleaver's generosity and his attention not only to his republican constituents and his district, but to my district, to all of our district, to our great nation and to our country, thank you, chairman reverend congressman emanuel cleaver for your tremendous leadership, for your friendship and i look forward to our continuing work together for peace and justice. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentlelady from texas, ms. jackson lee, for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: let me be clear, emanuel cleaver is not retiring from the united states congress, but we are here to thank him for his service to the congressional black caucus as chair but really to the nation. let me thank my colleagues for gathering this morning to raise a voice of crescendo for thanks and appreciation for this man called emanue
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 2:00pm EST
into play during this disaster to help small businesses. oakland, maryland and crisfield, maryland have something in common, their economies are depend event on small businesses. that is where the people work. we do need to focus on how we can help the small businesses get back on their feet so we can have the type of economic progress in both of these communities that have been so disrupted because of sandy. let me also thank you for your help on an issue that was brought up during this committee. it worked successfully, it helped create jobs and i appreciate the fact that you are addressing that also in the supplement. and thank you for your help. i think that will also provide some additional relief to not just the communities affected by sandy and our country in helping small businesses deal with our current economic pressures. thank you for this hearing. >> thank you, senator cardin. michael chodos is with us, he is responsible to oversee the training programs for current and future entrepreneurs. i'm going to ask him to speak second. i'm going to ask james rivera to speak. but we
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 8:00pm EST
, in portland, oakland, tucson, blacksburg, littleton, you can't help but feel a despairing of the soul. we in this institution cannot afford that luxury. we need to be strong for the families of the fallen in newtown and for the families of children all over america, to the newtown community and to all of the connecticut families and parents and the siblings who have been touched by what happened on friday, our thoughts and our prayers are with you. what you are going through is indescribable. we can be sympathetic. we can be empathetic. we do not know that sense of despair that you feel. you must know that our nation shares and mourns your loss. i, too, and my colleagues chris murphy acknowledged the tremendous heroism of the adults who were killed on friday, individuals like principal dawn hock sprung who ran at the assassin, told people to run away from them in order to protect her kids in the school. the school teacher vicky soto, stratford, connecticut, and i represent stratford, connecticut, who in the heat of a terrible moment gave her life to protect her students. she hid them. she
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